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September 1, 2015

A Texas appeals court issued a stay of execution in the case of Bernardo Abán Tercero a day before he was due to be put to death. The stay has been granted so that the courts can consider the claim...

Press Release
September 1, 2015

Today, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) charged a Syrian official for the torture of Canadian citizen Maher Arar almost 13 years ago. Arar, a dual Canadian/Syrian citizen, was arrested at N...

Press Release
August 26, 2015

US authorities must ensure that the re-opened investigation into the alleged killing of some 18 Afghan civilians by US Special Forces is rigorous and thorough, Amnesty International said. The Afgha...

Press Release
August 25, 2015

A Texas court has granted a stay of execution for a Nicaraguan citizen who was scheduled to be put to death tomorrow.

Bernardo Abán Tercero was sentenced in 2000. At his trial, his lawyers p...

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